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...ting from the Indo-Asian land mass; high levels of soot
from combustion, causing a dark haze; aerosols extending south to the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and across the Equator; and effects of these pollutants on current understanding of regional climate, radiative forcing, cloud forcing, an...
Koehler awarded NSF grant for study of atmospheric gases
...s studying the interaction of trace particles with soot
under simulated atmospheric conditions. She is especially interested in how soot
derived from the exhaust stream of jet fuel affects the chemical balance of the atmosphere such as t...
Massive pollution documented over Indian Ocean
...usually dark because they contain large amounts of soot
andother materials from incompletely burned fuels ...the increased absorption of solar radiation. "The soot
contributes asubstantial amount of heating of the atmosphere, but it also reduces the amountof sunli...
INDOEX Researchers Document The Impact Of Pollutants On Climate Processes Over The Tropical Indian Ocean
...nusually dark becausethey contain large amounts of soot
and other materials from incompletely burnedfuels and wastes. Dark aerosols lead to the increased absorption of solarradiation, a process that can affect the dynamic properties of the atmosphere inways that could alter weather and climate. The pollut...